Talent Acquisition Leader Job Description

Talent Acquisition Leader Job Description

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Talent acquisition leader provides consult to business and HR stakeholders on talent acquisition related topics, including marketplace trends, talent availability, and sourcing and selection strategies while also ensuring legal compliance and resolution of any recruitment related needs.

Talent Acquisition Leader Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Responsible for leading a recruiting team of senior and non-senior level recruiters and senior support specialist that are responsible for the staffing needs of the branch teams
Develop, coach and motivate recruiting team on their customer focus, recruiting expertise, completion of performance objectives and goals
Lead, drive, and participate in the development of ongoing innovative, creative and cost-effective recruiting strategies through the effective understanding of issues and application of research and knowledge
Build solutions to consistently improve efficiency and results
Responsible for developing effective recruitment sourcing programs that enables the recruiter to provide hiring leaders diverse, qualified candidate pools within appropriate time frames
Responsible for implementing and maintaining legally defensible and effective hiring processes for the firm to include integration with the legal department and compliance area as necessary
Develop and manage strong business relationships with internal service receivers, internal/external candidates and internal/external vendors such as outside recruitment/staffing agencies
Partner with all business areas supported, to develop both short-term and long-term recruiting strategies, ensuring that all staffing efforts meet the business objectives, as related to sourcing and workforce planning
Lead and implement small to large scale projects with high impact to the firm
Manage the AH US recruiting and sourcing teams, providing leadership and coaching to ensure the team is continually developed and focused on client service excellence

Talent Acquisition Leader Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Talent Acquisition Leader

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: AIRS, SPHR, PHR, SHRM, SMART, ITM

Education for Talent Acquisition Leader

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the talent acquisition leader job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Human Resources, Business, Education, MBA, Acquisition, Business/Administration, Marketing, Management, Communications, Graduate

Skills for Talent Acquisition Leader

Desired skills for talent acquisition leader include:

Effective and legal recruitment/selection techniques and an understanding of HR practices governed by federal
Local statutes
State
Business goals and mission to effectively design and execute recruiting strategies to achieve business needs
Basic employment law and HR practices
ATS and other talent acquisition platforms
Applications
Country specific staffing regulations
Data mining and internet research
Demonstrable track record in vendor management

Desired experience for talent acquisition leader includes:

Develop, drive and implement the talent acquisition strategy for AH US and globally, including sourcing, recruitment, selection and operations
Manage the recruiting process to ensure positive experience for all candidates and hiring managers
Deep experience with recruiting & sourcing technologies
Must be willing to work out of San Ramon, CA based office, with on campus culture
Experience delivering exceptional candidate experience with both passive and active talent
Bachelor’s degree in an applicable discipline such as Business or Human Resources, or equivalent experience

Talent Acquisition Leader Examples

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Talent Acquisition Leader Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a talent acquisition leader. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for talent acquisition leader
  • Drive internal performance and development program
  • Advise on a broad scope of employee related issues
  • Develop and implement career and succession planning programs to ensure that the right talent pool is available and developed
  • Support the business in identifying training needs using various tools
  • Prepare and conduct leadership workshops in cooperation with the local and EMEA Learning & Development team
  • Manage recruitment operations solutions that enable TA strategy and priorities across the Company
  • Monitor the Company’s recruitment operations to ensure compliance with applicable laws and contracts
  • Responsible for serving as a liaison with Global Services, Human Resources and Business Unit (BU) HR for recruitment operations
  • Manage the entire hiring cycle, including recruiting, reference checking, making offers, and conducting orientation for new employees
  • Researching and sourcing candidates through advanced search techniques and developing internal and external search strategies per position assignment
Qualifications for talent acquisition leader
  • 5 years relevant work experience in talent acuquisition
  • Resolve issues that have been escalated beyond the Team Leader role
  • Ability to anticipate challenges or potential problems with daily operations, business plan execution, resource needs and training
  • Understanding of the field's training and development programs
  • Ability to lead and manage leaders
  • Effective delegator
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Talent Acquisition Leader Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a talent acquisition leader. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for talent acquisition leader
  • Responsible for recruitment marketing, employment branding (EB) and social media including global EB campaigns, market assessments and referral drives
  • Building and maintaining strategic relationships with key recruitment stakeholders
  • Providing direction and consultation to business leaders on strategic and emerging hiring trends
  • Driving continuous improvement in the candidate’s overall experience in the hiring process, data and analytics, and recruiter productivity
  • Managing recruiter capacity while bringing innovative ideas and recruiting techniques to the Talent Acquisition function that enhance our digital capabilities
  • Leading diversity and employer branding initiatives and partnering with the HR team and business leaders
  • Create, develop and manage project plans in support of department and team initiatives
  • Recruit, hire, and support the training and development of Division recruiters for Home Office Recruiting teams – Branch Development, Client Strategies Group, Compliance, Finance, Human Resources, Internal Audit and Legal Divisions
  • Work with other Recruiting Team Leaders, HR Business Partners and Business Leaders to create recruiting strategies for key roles, including pathway roles and pipeline initiatives
  • Understand and influence team/department level activities – triage, diagnose and work in partnership to remedy issues that are impacting time to fill and/or an ideal candidate experience
Qualifications for talent acquisition leader
  • Must have strong account management, consulting and interviewing skills
  • Mix of both Executive level search volume recruitment
  • 5 years of experience in Talent Acquisition or 8 years in HR related functions such as HR Business Partner, Talent Management, Training or HR Administration
  • Experience in campus recruiting, technical positions related to engineering or high specialty recruitment
  • Adept at professional networking with the demonstrated ability to peak candidates interest at events
  • Ability to develop strong strategic partnerships with Hiring Managers, HR and Executives
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Talent Acquisition Leader Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a talent acquisition leader. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for talent acquisition leader
  • Integrate technology and resources with a focus on timely fills and an ideal candidate experience
  • Identify best practices and incorporate them into standard processes and procedures
  • Continually review and develop metrics that help us understand our performance and opportunities
  • Work in partnership with recruiting leadership to determine, adjust and communicate sourcing needs and priorities
  • Lead and inspire your team to be high performing, highly valued and connected talent acquisition specialists who deliver brilliant recruitment and selection practices and a consistently excellent service
  • Lead and inspire others, providing the support and direction to help them be the best they can, creating an environment within the team that is a role model for our values
  • Positively engage and work collaboratively with your Business Unit Leadership team, to understand their hiring needs and ensure the recruitment plan is fully aligned to meeting these plus wider commercial needs such as engagement, retention, value, customer satisfaction and business performance
  • Ensure the employer brand and employee values proposition is understood and leveraged in all relevant communications to facilitate the company`s `Employer of Choice` philosophy
  • Identify and manage relationships with the most appropriate and effective sourcing channels, ranging from networking, promoting referrals, professional and social networking sites and 3rd party supplier relationships
  • Accountable for accurate reporting & MI (provided via our ATS and other sources) for you and your team, enabling ongoing analysis and identifying opportunities for improvement
Qualifications for talent acquisition leader
  • Prior experience in managing a high requisition/position work loud
  • Pro-active recruiting experience with job boards, social media and direct sourcing
  • Desirable experience with Workday, Taleo, Brassring or any Candidate Applicant Tracking System
  • University degree in human resources, business or related fields highly desired
  • Bachelor's degree required - MBA preferred (Human Resources focus preferred, not required)
  • Minimum of 5+ years of corporate recruiting and staffing experience within a large scale, high volume environment
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of talent acquisition leader. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for talent acquisition leader
  • Be proactive and able to take the initiative, taking ownership of ad-hoc tasks and projects and seeing them through to completion
  • Delivering the right people into the right roles at the right time, both individually and through your team
  • Maintain an engaged and motivated team, ensuring your people feel valued and supported at all times and able to succeed in all they do
  • Share activity reports and key metrics with business stakeholders and People colleagues to demonstrate our ROI
  • Role model an attitude and environment where we constantly innovate and maximise all sourcing and hiring tools, to exceed candidate and hiring manager expectations
  • Provide a consistent and brilliant experience for our candidates, our stakeholders and our people
  • Positive feedback from wider internal and external stakeholders
  • Valued member of the Talent Acquisition and People Experience teams
  • Design and implement proactive recruiting programs and processes that attract, select and retain a qualified workforce
  • Evaluate and develop processes which will enhance job posting, interviewing and other internal/external talent recruitment and placement methods
Qualifications for talent acquisition leader
  • 3-5 years experience in staffing/search firm recruiting environment preferred
  • Previous experience leading full-cycle recruiters including coaching and developing individual contributors preferred
  • Experience leading recruiting related projects and programs required
  • A wealth of Talent Acquisition, Recruitment, Selection and On-boarding expertise, with proven success in fast paced, multi-location businesses
  • Be a valued member of a high performing recruitment team within a highly customer centric service (volume, retail, property, specialist) business
  • Proven ability to influence, shape and lead a recruitment team, whilst creating a truly customer centric environment
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Talent Acquisition Leader Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a talent acquisition leader. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for talent acquisition leader
  • Clearly and consistently communicates information across in a timely and effective manner, both verbally and in writing
  • Collaborate with Marketing to create a strong employment brand and candidate facing recruiting tools to target specific audiences and locations
  • Learn the details of our history, present and future and translate that knowledge into a set of strategic goals and measures that ensure we hire in a more timely and qualitative basis while ensuring we engage and prepare our people to contribute at a high level in their first year, setting them up for forward success
  • Deliver exceptional customer service to internal and external partners and clients
  • Utilize technology and social networking tools traditional sourcing techniques
  • Collect, analyze, report and determine course of action on progress, trends and issues that need solving
  • Deliver on all areas of recruitment process including sourcing, screening, scheduling, interviewing, assessment, and extending candidate offers
  • Proactively identify, source, and recruit candidates utilizing a variety of sources including, but not limited to, Internet postings and search, social media, direct sourcing, employee referrals, job fairs, research, print media, networking and agencies
  • Conduct thorough telephone and in-office interviews with selected candidates
  • Establish and lead Recruiting Operations, to include recruiting metrics, time-to-fill reports, and additional items to further operational excellence
Qualifications for talent acquisition leader
  • A true role model and ambassador for delivering a brilliant experience for our candidates, stakeholders and people
  • Acted as `trusted advisor` to hiring managers and business leaders, skilfully coaching and guiding others through complex and challenging Talent Acquisition situations
  • 5-7 yrs experience in a talent acquisition role, responsibility for end to end process, sourcing senior candidates
  • Able to analyze a myriad of selection trends and provide recommendations
  • Build relationships with business partners in order to assess their needs and provide solutions
  • Keep hiring managers informed of recruitment efforts and progress

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